Yesterday, the Broncos made themselves one of the AFC favorites to go to the Super Bowl next February by signing Wes Welker. Today, the Falcons did the same thing in the NFC. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, they just agreed to a deal with former Rams running back Steven Jackson, who will replace Michael Turner in the back field for Atlanta.
Another free-agent jolt: Rams free-agent RB Steven Jackson has reached agreement with the Atlanta Falcons.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2013
With respect to Rams, Falcons might have Greatest Show on Turf: Steven Jackson, Roddy White, Julio Jones, Matt Ryan.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2013
Agreed. And, Schefty forgot to mention Tony Gonzalez. This team is going to be a tough out in the playoffs next season.
[via Adam Schefter]